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CLASS OF 1982
SAUK PRAIRIE HIGH SCHOOL

1982 - 2002
TWENTY YEARS OF SOARING!


 
- Headlines from 1982 -

Israel invades Lebanon in attack on PLO.

British overcome Argentina in Falklands war.

Equal Rights Amendment fails ratification.

Alexander M. Haig, Jr. resigns as Secretary of State.

The space shuttle Columbia makes its first mission.

MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) diagnostic machines are introduced in Britain.

A permanent artificial heart is implanted in a human for first time in Dr. Barney B. Clark.

Princess Grace, 52, dies of injuries when car plunges off mountain road.

Leonid I. Brezhnev, Soviet leader, dies at 75.

John Belushi dies of a drug overdose at age 33.

Cats opens on Broadway, destined to become Broadway's longest running play.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Ghandi, The Verdict, Bladerunner, and Tootsie are among the year's movies.

Toto sweeps the Grammys.

Michael Jackson releases Thriller, which eventually sells more than 40 million copies; the song "Beat It" features a guitar solo by Eddie Van Halen.

Class of 1995 graduates enter kindergarten.

Class of 2000/2001 graduates are born.

- SPORTS NEWS -

Super Bowl
San Francisco d. Cincinnati (26-21)

World Series
St. Louis Cardinals d. Milwaukee Brewers (4-3)

NBA Championship
LA Lakers d. Philadelphia 76ers (4-2)

Stanley Cup
NY Islanders d. Vancouver (4-0)

Wimbledon
Women: Martina Navratilova d. C. Evert Lloyd (6-1 3-6 6-2) Men: Jimmy Connors d. J. McEnroe (3-6 6-3 6-7 7-6 6-4)

Kentucky Derby Champion
Gato Del Sol

NCAA Basketball Championship
North Carolina d. Georgetown (63-62)

NCAA Football Champions
Penn St. (11-1-0)

World Cup
Italy d. W. Germany (3-1)



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